About National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC)

NAFDAC was established by Decree 15 of 1993 as amended by Decree 19 of 1999 and now the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control Act Cap N1 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

 

 

This Act mandates NAFDAC to regulate and control the manufacture, importation, exportation, distribution, advertisement, sale and use of food, drugs, cosmetics, chemicals, detergents, medical devices and packaged water (Known as regulated products).

Email: nafdac@nafdac.gov.ng

Website: www.nafdac.gov.ng/

Office Address: Plot 2032, Olusegun Obasanjo Way Wuse Zone 7, Abuja

60% of Drugs Imported to be Manufactured Locally - NAFDAC

On 12/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would ensure that 60 per cent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally. Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, the Directo[...]

NAFDAC Calls for Stiffer Punishment for Importers of Fake Drugs

On 12/Nov/2019

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for stiffer punishment for importers of fake drugs and drug traffickers in the country.   The Director-General of t[...]

‘NAFDAC Destroyed N3.2b Substandard Medicaments in Two Years’

On 12/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed substandard and falsified (SF) medical products worth more than N3.2 billion in the last two years. It disclosed its intention to[...]

NAFDAC Urges Pharmaceutical Companies to Attach GPS Tracking Device on Vehicles

On 02/Nov/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC),has urged pharmaceutical companies and medicine distribution companies to install Global Positioning System (GPS) trackers in their distribution[...]

NAFDAC DG Urges Nsmes to Follow Guidelines

On 23/Oct/2019

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, has urged stakeholders in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to abide by the agency’s laws. A[...]

NAFDAC Urges Pharmacists, Patent Medicine Dealers to Store Medicines with Care

On 23/Oct/2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised pharmacists and patent medicine dealers to store medicines with due care, to sustain their shelf life and potency. Mr. Venatius Ihek[...]

Traders Snub NAFDAC, Continue Sale of Sniper

On 17/Oct/2019

Nearly two months after the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control announced the ban on sale of Sniper and other brands of agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos in open markets, major markets in[...]

NAFDAC DG Reiterates Need to Safeguard Health of Nigerians

On 17/Oct/2019

Director-general of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, has said that the agency is committed to safeguard the health of Nigerians as it is cha[...]

Budget Deficit: Reps to Order NAFDAC to Remit Funds to Govt Coffers in 24hrs

On 16/Oct/2019

A Bill for a law to compel the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control(NAFDAC) to remit all revenues generated by the agency to the Federation Account, within one day, is underway in the House of R[...]

‘We’ll Partner NAFDAC To Rid Oyo Of Illicit Drugs’

On 15/Oct/2019

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde said on Monday that the state government was ready to partner with the National Agency for Foods, Drugs, Administration, and Control (NAFDAC) to rid the state of illicit drugs. G[...]

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